Temperance Beer Company

THR's Top Beers from BeerHoptacular 2017

THR's Top Beers from BeerHoptacular 2017

DOUGLAS PARK, CHICAGO

With more beer available than anyone could possibly hope to drink, we chose 10 beers from BeerHoptacular 2017 that we felt represented the best of the local beer on offer. The diversity of styles throughout our picks prove the incredible depth the Chicago scene has developed. Here are our top beers from the annual festival...

Top 10 Chicago Beers from BeerHoptacular 2016

Top 10 Chicago Beers from BeerHoptacular 2016

DOUGLAS PARK, CHICAGO

With more beer available than anyone could possibly hope to drink, we chose 10 beers from BeerHoptacular that we felt represented the best of the local beer on offer. The diversity of styles throughout our picks prove the incredible depth the Chicago scene has developed, including some from breweries we weren't expecting. Here are our top beers from the festival...

The Brewers of Goose Island Clybourn

The Brewers of Goose Island Clybourn

LINCOLN PARK, CHICAGO

Chicago is a brewer's kind of town. The city's history is chock full of beer, dating back to the 19th century, persisting through the dark days of Prohibition, and finally to the near constant industry expansion we see today. If you define, as most do, the "modern" craft beer movement as beginning sometime in the late 1980's, there's an unquestioned name that pioneered the local movement during an otherwise miserable time for craft beer in Chicago.